25 ways Stockholm has become more international in the past year
Everyone knows Stockholm is an international city. Swedes are some of the best non-native English speakers in the world, and 23 percent of the capital’s population was born abroad. People of more than 190 nationalities call Stockholm home.
Stockholm’s new skyline – exploring disruptive buildings and rooftops
You’re about to see Stockholm like you’ve never seen it before. Stockholm’s skyline is much like Swedish design in general: charming, but simple. Elegant but minimalist, with a few distinctive silhouettes offsetting an otherwise smooth, low line. City Hall, Riddarsholm Church, and Globen are some key landmarks spicing up the city’s silhouette at sunset. But Stockholm is changing.
10 biggest Stockholm tech startup stories of 2016
While 2016 may have come and gone, it won’t soon be forgotten by anyone active in the Stockholm tech startup scene. A new year is upon us, and with it the promise of new discoveries, innovations, and – for Stockholm’s entrepreneurs – the chance to build on some of the trends that characterized the city’s startup scene in 2016.
Investments in Stockholm hit new record highs
2016 has been another amazing year for Stockholm’s startup scene. Interest and investments into Stockholm tech companies continued to rise, with nearly three times as many investments in 2016 than the previous year.
Stockholm's housing construction boom
No matter where you’re from or what you do, if you find yourself in Stockholm, the city’s housing situation is always a hot topic of conversation. And as more people move to Stockholm to take advantage of the wide-range of opportunities there, the city is working feverishly to expand the housing supply to keep up with growing demand.
Stockholm’s Silver Screen: ’The sky’s the limit’
You might think Swedish film had a Golden Era. Sirens like Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman have been immortalized in the Hollywood classics of the 1930s and 40s. Directors Ingmar Bergman and Victor Sjöström helped shape the very legacy of film.
Startups lining up for space in Stockholm's first fintech hub
Find out why fintech companies in Stockholm can’t wait to join the newest startup hub, and how it will affect the city’s status as a digital financial centre.
Why Stockholm is a magnet for foreign talent
This week thousands of startup founders, investors, journalists, and tech-lovers are gathering in Helsinki for Slush - a massive startup conference putting Nordic innovations in the spotlight.
18 Stockholm innovations to keep an eye on
Sweden has been ranked as the second most-innovative country in the world - and with more billion-dollar tech companies per capita than any other city but Silicon Valley, it's no surprise that Stockholm is at the heart of it all.
Why Stockholm is leading the way in clean energy innovation
Stockholm is home to nearly 1 million inhabitants. It's the fastest growing capital in Europe. But you wouldn't know that by looking at it – rather than dense crowds and pollution, Stockholm offers green parks, fresh sea air, and sparkling blue waterways clean enough to swim in.